Westin is a product manager with a background in design and architecture. He has a knack for data and is tirelessly dedicated to understanding users in order to build the best products possible.
Senior Product Manager
Senior Product Manager at Wheels Up, a private aviation and luxury travel company.
Launched a mobile app, redesigned from the ground up for both iOS and Android, that allowed for release-free content management and delivery.
Led and successfully launched a complex, multi-stakeholder redesign of a reservation management platform that touches every aspect of operations, from customers booking in our mobile app to pilots in the cockpit.
Handled all aspects of product delivery including requirements gathering with stakeholders, developing designs and testing them with users, writing user driven acceptance and technical criteria.
Led an agile scrum team that delivered 18 significant releases over a 12 month period.
Product owner of Designer Pages, an B2B Enterprise SaaS platform targeting interior design & architecture firms.
Created a customer success plan that increased free-to-paid user conversion by 42%.
Designed, developed and launched DP Sync, an API driven plugin for AutoDesk Revit, with monthly active usage increasing by 75% since launch.
Doubled per user revenue and increased total subscription revenue by 164%.
Led the development of Hangar, an API-driven, virtual and real-world drone management tool for Dronesmith, a Techstars IoT startup focused on drone hardware and software technology.
Developed product roadmap, established KPIs, and grew Hangar beta to 600+ users in first month.
Participated in an AT&T IoT Mobile Hackathon that led to a collaboration with MapQuest and What3Words.
Worked as technology lead on multiple large-scale projects with multi-disciplinary teams for a world-renowned, award-winning architecture firm founded by I.M. Pei.
Introduced VR visualization technology to firm leadership, and developed company-wide documentation and staff training to integrate the technology into existing workflows.
Developed VR walk-through for built work: Tivoli Hjørnet located at Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Managed and designed multiple projects in Revit from design concept to construction documentation phases.
Set strategic vision for over 150 university chapters as national president of the AIAS, an internationally recognized architecture student leadership organization.
Built, empowered, and mentored 10 volunteer committees, and organized and led quarterly board meetings.
Sat on American Institute of Architects Board of Directors.
Bachelor of Science, Architecture
Participated in the 2013 Solar Decathlon, a student-led competition of 20 global teams that design and build an ultra-efficient, solar-powered home. Our project, Desert Sol, placed 2nd overall.
Minor in Solar & Renewable Energy Policy.
Associate of Business
Established a foundational understanding of business administration and management.